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Gale, Ron. (2003). People Swimming near Sea Birds on Michaelmas Cay, Part of the Great Barrier Reef, 1987, Collection reference: 7435 Ron and Ngaire Gale Collection.

Queensland stories

Uncover known and unknown stories from across the State and through time.

On 6 June 1859, Queen Victoria signed her approval that the colony of Queensland officially separate from New South Wales. This year, Queensland celebrates its 160th anniversary on Thursday 6 June. At State Library we're creating a digital time capsule of the memorable people, places and events of the state's…
Protesters near Brisbanes iconic casino Image courtesy of Uniikup Productions Ltd

State Library of Queensland marked the 30th anniversary of the 1982 Commonwealth Games when Brisbane came alive with political demonstrations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander civil liberti

Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
State Library of Queensland is continuing to discover and confirm Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Soldiers of the First World War.
As we hang up our boots after the Commonwealth Games, we will explore some of the economic, environmental and social impacts of large scale events in Queensland...
With limited opportunity for active service, how did women contribute during the tumultuous years of the First World War?
A panel of highly regarded Queenslanders from diverse backgrounds share their stories about what being a Queenslander means to them and discuss the challenges a...
How are wearable technologies impacting our day-to-day lives? To what extent is the digital world merging with the human body and what are the consequences of t...